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23 Oct 2018

Urszula Clark talks about 'English, speech and society' and draws upon recent, Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC)...

23 Oct 2018

Katy Davies and Laura Patsko present practical ideas for teaching pronunciation and listening in multilingual classes, based on their...

23 Oct 2018

What is the connection between pronunciation and other areas of learning English? How do we choose a model and priorities for ourselves...

23 Oct 2018

The British Council were the sponsors of the live-streaming of the IATEFL Pronunciation SIG - NATECLA London conference 'Accentuate:...

22 Oct 2018

A British Council Seminars presentation.

22 Oct 2018

Richard Smith gives a definition of English language teaching research and shows how it can be of practical relevance to teachers....

22 Oct 2018

Miguel Á. Muñoz presents scientific research on the cognitive costs and benefits of learning a foreign language. June 2014, Cardiff.

22 Oct 2018

In this talk Rod Bolitho offers a comprehensive view of what constitutes CPD, and outlines the benefits such a perspective can offer.

22 Oct 2018

This is the third article in our series which presents extracts from the British Council publication, ‘Innovations in the continuing...

22 Oct 2018

This talk explores the need to move on from ineffective one-size-fits-all models of in-service teacher training, presents evidence-based...

18 Oct 2018

The British Council and The Bell Foundation sponsored a continuing professional development conference for ESOL tutors, teachers and...

07 Mar 2017

In this talk, Scott Thornbury evaluates solutions that technology offers.

19 Apr 2016

On 18 March, Raymond Murphy visited Russia to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first publication of English Grammar in Use.  

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02 Dec 2015

The book 'Language and social cohesion in the developing world' brings together fifteen of the most important papers presented at the...

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21 Jul 2015

The British Council and The Bell Foundation sponsored a continuing professional development conference for ESOL tutors, teachers and...

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14 Dec 2012
This presentation by Huw Jarvis seeks to probe some of our established frameworks within the field of computer assisted language learning (...
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14 Dec 2012
This talk by Dr Richard Smith provides a fast-paced, informative chronology of ELT developments which counteracts some common myths and...
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03 Dec 2012

In this practical seminar Amy Lightfoot explores the current opportunities for learning English using mobile phones both in and out of...

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19 Oct 2012

Michael Rundell discusses the future of dictionaries. October 2012, London.

 

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08 Oct 2012

This workshop presents a genre/corpus informed EAP writing programme for MA students. Following a brief overview of the theoretical and...

27 Sep 2012

Luke Meddings explores ways to build memorable lessons and lesson sequences using non-‘teaching’ stimulus that is readily available to...

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10 Sep 2012

Edward de Chazal and Sam McCarter give a brief overview of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and show how it relates to other branches...

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10 Sep 2012

Simon Andrewes talks about English as a lingua franca, where English is used as a means of communication for work or study and where...

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04 Sep 2012

Kathleen M. Bailey discusses the topic of learner autonomy in the context of conversations in the target language. Speaking a new...

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04 Sep 2012

Michael Carrier talks about the work of TIRF, The International Research Foundation for English Language Education. June 2012, London....

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19 Jun 2012

Michael Carrier talks about how handheld and mobile learning technology extends the range of the teacher by extending learning beyond...

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19 Jun 2012

Sally Farley debunks several myths about Dyslexia and shows how, through the right teaching strategies, dyslexic learners can become...

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12 Jun 2012

Luke Meddings demonstrates a live dogme lesson with a group of intermediate level learners. He shows some core dogme tasks in action and...

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30 May 2012

Judy Kirsh explores some of the different approaches involved in teaching basic literacy to ESOL learners who have no, or very little,...

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29 May 2012

Dr Philida Schellekens explores the quality of teaching and learning in further education, adult and community learning and work-based...

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